drunk tank

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drunk tank

slang for a large police cell used for detaining drunks overnight.
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Terence Michael Butler, a 65-year old man from Beverly Hills, California, was arrested for misdemeanour assault, public intoxication and vandalism.
We're hassled in empty parking lots, kicked out of parks after dark, ticketed for trespassing, loitering, littering, vandalism, public intoxication, indecent exposure, profanity, not wearing a helmet and spitting.
Delta released this statement after Bray's arrest: "Delta is aware of reports of the arrest of a Chautauqua Airlines flight attendant for alleged public intoxication prior to the departure of Delta Connection flight 6095 from Lexington to Detroit late Tuesday afternoon.
The Contra Costa Times reported that Tabrizi has a prior "driving under the influence" (DUI) conviction in Ventura County, near Los Angeles, and other arrests there for suspicion of DUI and public intoxication.
His trial on charges of disorderly conduct and public intoxication will be in May.
Over the years, the holiday has become associated with binge drinking and public intoxication, which reinforces the stereotype of the “Drunken Irish.
Later police arrived on the scene and arrested Gonzales for burglary, public intoxication and criminal mischief.
Six months after his public intoxication arrest in February, country crooner Randy Travis was arrested again for DWI, and this time his mugshot is complete with a black eye and scratches on his face.
After the first arrest, for public intoxication, Christie told his jailers he had emphysema and a heart condition.
She split up with her husband and was then arrested and charged with public intoxication.
Summary: Just days after his arrest for domestic abuse, disturbing the peace and public intoxication, Nicolas Cage is back at work.
Any student charged by police with public intoxication or driving under the influence should be expelled without ado, he recommends.
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